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Svalbard, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Svalbard is one of 2 primary administrative regions in Svalbard and Jan Mayen with a population of approximately 2,500 people.

Facts and figures on Svalbard at a glance

Region name: Svalbard (Svalbard)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 2,500 people
Country: Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Svalbard (Svalbard) is located in the regional capital Longyearbyen (Longyearbyen) with a population of 2,060 people.

Facts and figures about Svalbard
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Svalbard Svalbard2,500 peopleLongyearbyen Longyearbyen2,060 people

Compare with other regions in Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Map of Svalbard

Map of Svalbard

Information on Svalbard

Information on Svalbard
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Svalbard SvalbardLongyearbyen Longyearbyen3Svalbard and Jan MayenEurope

Time in Svalbard

Time in Svalbard
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 9:26pmIn effect (+1 hour)Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 8:26pmGMT UTC +2.0Arctic/Longyearbyen

Geographic coordinates of Svalbard

Latitude & Longitude of Svalbard
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map78°09'25.4"N (78.1570600°)15°51'51.3"E (15.8642600°)

Subregions in Svalbard

There are 3 administrative subregions in Svalbard.
Subregions in Svalbard
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Bjornoya Bjørnøya1.---
Hopen Hopen2.---
Spitsbergen Spitsbergen3.---

External sources of information on Svalbard

Svalbard on Wikipedia